A Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Economics from Robert Morris University equips graduates with skills and knowledge needed to pursue careers in business, industry, banking, and government. This program can also prepare students for advanced degrees in economics, social sciences, law, journalism, and business. This online program offered by Robert Morris University focuses on an applied curriculum and professional skills.
This program is split up into six sections of required courses. The first section is the Robert Morris University Core courses. These courses include the traditional liberal arts requirements such as humanities, communications, and social, behavioral, natural, and quantitative sciences. These core classes are required by Robert Morris University so that all graduates will have the ability to effectively use tools, techniques, and skills appropriate to their profession, to incorporate a variety of technological and informational resources to gather and synthesize information, to create, to communicate, to be able to manage knowledge, to develop analytical and critical thinking skills, and to act with integrity and honesty when in ethical situations. These courses account for 42 credit hours of the 126 credit hours required for this degree. In addition, 15 credit hours in non-business electives are needed beyond the core requirements.
The second section of required courses are the non-business requirements. These courses are Introduction to Ethics and Statistics. The Business Foundation courses requires the students to learn overviews and general knowledge of Business studies before moving onto the specific major concentration courses in Economics. These courses include: Intro to Financial Accounting, Principles of Marketing, Management Theory and Practice, International Business, and Legal Environment of Business. Some of these courses require the student to have earned a C or better in order to graduate. The student must also take 12 credit hours of 3000 – 4000 level courses in the Business Administration section of the course catalog.
The major concentration section requires eight courses for Economics majors. These courses include: Accounting Information Systems, Intermediate Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomics, Money and banking, and Business Enterprise / Public Policy. Students must also take three courses in the Economics discipline. A student must earn a cumulative G.P.A. of 2.00 or higher in these courses in order to graduate.
This program aims to equip its graduates with the ability to comprehend economic theory as well as apply the economic way of thinking to personal, professional, and social decision-making. Robert Morris University also offers its students internships and business connections as well as a plethora of career opportunities.
Delivery Format:100% Online
Accreditation & Licensing
Middle States Commission on Higher Education
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